02:38PM | 06/26/13
I have purchased a house with ceramic tile floors in the kitchen and living areas. The problem is the grout, or maybe its called cement, between the tiles. It was originally white but is now very stained and ugly. I am guessing that it was not sealed. I have bleached some of it out but in a couple of months it looks bad again. I wonder if I should stain it a darker color and seal it. I don't even know how to go about doing this. I need to do it myself to save money. Anyone have a suggestion? Thank you!


10:31AM | 07/05/13
If the grout level is lower than the tile surface, you may be able to re-apply grout in a color which suits you better. Grouting is really not difficult, but you would need to purchase a rubber faced float/spreader. I'd be concerned about whether a stain you apply would look uniform enough in color to please you.


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